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Dec 26, 2011 3:00am PST
. the international community calling for peace and justice. >>> and city under siege in syria. a bloody christmas sunday as arab league observers go in and try to end the deadly crackdown. >>> and it's like christmas part two. hoping it will be a christmas black morning. -- captions by vitac -- >>> good morning. this is monday, december 26th. i hope some of you are watching from home. >> did you get back from toronto okay? >> i did. boxing day. >> like the black friday of canada. >> right. good shopping. a lot of news right now. >> right. eight days to go m s ts to go ba caucuses, paul steinhauser is live with us in des moines, iowa this morning. hi, paul. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. quiet over the weekend. things pick up today and one week to go until the iowa caucuses. the first contest in the primary caucus calendar. this is a poll that came out friday afternoon. the most recent poll here. people are likely to go to the iowa gop caucuses. three-way traffic jam at the top. ron paul at 21%. mitt romney, former massachusetts governor, 20%. newt gingrich 19%. basically i
Dec 26, 2011 6:00am PST
of outside observers heads to syria today. activists say they could find scenes like this. this is as reports of more bloodshed, violence, and part of an entire city is under siege. we're talking about it in a few minutes. >>> and we'll show you a post office hit on christmas day with fire, graffiti, and bullets. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. lord of the carry-on. sovereign of the security line. you never take an upgrade for granted. and you rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i deserve this. [ male announcer ] you do, business pro. you do. go national. go like a pro. >>> an activist in syria says snipers in some parts of the country are shooting at, quote, anything and everything, as video shows tanks rolling through the streets of homs, one of the flashpoint areas if that country in the anti-regime movement. it's all part of a renewed government crackdown opposition sources say that has reportly left more than 20 people dead so far t
Dec 30, 2011 1:00pm PST
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Dec 27, 2011 6:00am PST
the middle east. a group of fact finders from the arab league is now on the ground in syria. they're in the city of homs among other places to see if the government has ended its crackdown on protesters. before the group arrived, our sources in homs say that military forces left their positions. this is to comply with an arab league demand that the military withdraw from city centers. thousands of protesters rallied against the regime. take a look at some of these images from homs today. so, still some violence and just today an opposition group reports four people dead in homs. 13 total throughout the country. mohammed is monitoring the story. we have. >>> been allowed back into syria. i have to ask you about these witnesses saying the military was seen withdrawing from homs once the monitors came in. people say once the monitors leave, the tanks will roll right back into homs. >> that is certainly the fear at this hour, hala. the activists we have been speaking with many say that the government, not that they withdrew the tanks but they hid them in government buildings very clos
Dec 29, 2011 3:00am PST
get a look at the violence syria doesn't want you to see. >>> it is amazing to me how this guy has been shot this many times. i mean, he's superman. i have been shot three times. my fingers have bullet holes. >> did you hear had a? part man, part terminator. shot three times in a robbery. a marine pulls out the bullets with his own hands. and now he's talking about it from his hospital bed on this "american morning." >>> good morning, everyone. it is thursday, december 29. this is "american morning." a lot going on today. let's get right to it. >> that's right. good morning, everybody. glad you are with us. i'm alina cho. up first, dramatic shift in the political landscape with five days to go before the iowa caucuses. just look at this brand-new c cnn/"time" poll. mitt romney on top in iowa now. followed closely by ron paul. newt gingrich plunging and rick santorum suddenly rolling right to the top three. gingrich now 11 points behind romney. he's dropped 19 points in less than a month. after gingrich called on romney, again, to debate one-on-one the following massachusetts govern
Dec 29, 2011 8:00am PST
and not getting out of the streets to demonstrate. >> the arab league tells cnn it has 75 monitors in syria and more are expected in the coming days. >>> somber music played over loud speakers as thousands gathered to memorialize north korea's kim jong il for a second day at pyongyang. a state orchestrated ceremony once again proclaimed his 20 something son kim jong un the supreme leader. kim ruled the secretive nation for 17 years. he reportedly died of a heart attack two weeks ago. >>> the u.s. is warning iran not to disrupt a key oil shipping channel. the obama administration describes iran's threat to block the strait of hormuz as saber rattling. the administration says it will do what it must to keep the strait open. >>> in 200915 million barrels of oil passed through the strait every day. any disruption could affect how much you pay for gasoline. >>> there may be criminal charges in the country's worst offshore oil disaster. the spill killed 11 workers in the gulf of mexico. now "the wall street journal" reports prosecutors are preparing a case against some bp employees. charges could
Dec 27, 2011 3:00am PST
toddler who vanished from her bed only days before christmas. >>> syria under siege. the bloody crackdown intensified. the army shelling its own people as the arab world steps in to try to end the slaughter of civilians. >>> and an all-out brawl at the mall. police with guns drawn, shoppers scrambling for exits. chaos after christmas on this "american morning." -- captions by vitac -- >>> good morning. it's tuesday, december 27th. this is "american morning." i'm alina cho along with ali velshi. good morning. >> good morning to you. >> we're so glad you're with us today. >> there's a lot going on. let's get right to it. starting in iowa. it's the place to be this morning. five top republicans plan to visits hawkeye state today. not going for the corn. seven day rees main until the iowa caucuses. the first in the nation, a nomination is up for grabs. cnn political director mark preston is live in des moines this morning. mark, the week begins with newt gingrich trying to distance himself once again, not from someone else, but from his own past. >> reporter: yeah. from his own
Dec 27, 2011 8:00am PST
. >>> some of the video we're taking in from homs today in syria. a team of arab league observers now on the ground trying to get the government to end this. a brutal crackdown on protesters. syria's keeping international journalists out of that country. that's why mohammed jamjoom is following events from kcairo, egypt. we're getting reports that thousands of demonstrators took to the groubd again today. what can you tell us? >> well, drew, opposition activists there tell us that tens of thousands of demonstrators calling for an end of the regime took to the streets of homs today. the reason they gathered was because they were no longer facing crackdown by the military there. there was a live stream video that shows earlier many people chanting for people in from the international community. we're told in the past hour from residents that some members of this protest tried to go to another area of the city called clock square, where they believe that meps of the arab league delegation were so they could speak to them and when they got there, some tell thaus the protesters were fired
Dec 14, 2011 10:00am PST
of the magazine said while the arab spring protests stood out, protests around the world in russia, syria, downtown new york made headlines collectively throughout the year. >> we decided in the end rather than pick on any one individual or small group, we would go for -- >> runners up include congresswoman ron paul -- paul ryan, i should say and kate middleton. >> by there is no denying injuries, broken femur, blood clots in the legs. is the alleged violence at famu an isolated incident or entire culture? one of the accuser's attorneys joins us next. >>> first, meet today's rock stars. these new york sanitation workers jumped into action after seeing a mother and four kids trying to escape a house fire. the workers immediately called 911 after seeing the flames and told the kids on the roof to jump. >> we yelled at them, we were screaming, jump, jump, jump into my arms. i grabbed the feet and he caught the bodies as they were coming down. once the first one came down, they came down one after the other. >> the two by thes consider their heroics quote all part of life. i'm good about wash
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Dec 26, 2011 10:00am PST
arrive in syria. these are monitors from the arab league who are now being urged to go to a city where there are new reports of a bloody government crackdown on civilians, at least 20 people killed. the nation's capital, ca maas da damascus, is reeling from coordinated bomb blasts. coming up, we'll have a live report from the region. julie: well, you know the loose-knit group of hackers known as anonymous? they have allegedly lifted credit card numbers from a major security firm. the victim is a security think tank, stratfor. the hackers allegedly stole credit card information in a robin hood-inspired stunt, and they charged these people's credit cards and donated it to charity. the web site is currently displaying this "under maintenance" message. this firm has suspended its server and e-mail in response. we're going to have more on this developing story a little later, we'll be talking to an expert here on the show, so stay tuned to that. rick: all right, looking forward to that. a nuclear saudi arabia, one of its princes hinting that the kingdom may join the nuclear arms race, and b
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Dec 29, 2011 8:00am PST
. >>> deadly crackdown on anti-government protesters raging in syria even though arab league monitors are on the scene. we're getting reports that the violence is worse than we originally thought. we're live in the region next. [gunfire] are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. arthel: some developing stories we're keeping an eye on. more tensions between the u.s. and iran over the strait of hormuz. the pentagon warns any attempt to close the key oil transit channel will not be tolerated. iran fires back saying that the u.s. is quote, in no position to give orders. >>> a slight rise in fixed mortgage rates this week. freddie mac says the average on the 30-year home loan increased to 3.95%. still many americans are unable to take advantage of the best rates in history. >>> and polar bears cubs, there they are, adorable ready to meet the public on new year's day in china. the male cubs were born october 14th. they a
Dec 30, 2011 6:00am PST
you to syria now. a significant day. huge anti-government protests are erupting across the country along with more reports of violence. at least eight protesters reportedly killed today. we have no way of confirming that independently. outside journalists are still banned from syria. you're seeing there some images from homs today. people are feeling emboldened, we're hearing. they're going out on hundreds of thousands. because international journalists are barred from syria, it makes this next piece of video all the more fascinating. cnn has obtained exclusive video of the battle in homs between government security forces and troops who have defected. our reporter there needs to remain anonymous. take a look. >> the neighborhood of homs. fighters took me into a house where their men were engaged with a shootout with snipers from the syrian military. these men say they're allfectors and they call themselves the free syrian army. one of the men managed to take rifle with a position scope with him when he defected. but most of the fighters from the free syrian army are ill equipped a
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Dec 31, 2011 1:00pm PST
no signs of letting up despite the presence of monitors from the arab league to ensure that syria's government ends their bloody crackdown. >> heather: prime minister nouri al-maliki says the u.s. troop withdrawal begins a new chapter for his country. they broadcast the ceremony in baghdad. praising iraqis for us on tings saddam hussein and urged his people to move forward in unity as the nation focuses on rebuilding. >> gregg: it has been a fairly big diplomatic year from iran's nuclear ambitions to the crisis in syria. his approach to international delaware over the past three years has, diplomacy has been different but has it paid off? what can we expect from the administration next year. former advisor of six secretary of states and can the america have another great president, author of a book. how would you assess his efforts at dialogue with adversaries? >> no speck spectacular failures or spectacular achievements. i thinkhave learned whether democrats or republicans that in the end at least these days its cruel and unforgiving world. there is a place for diplomacy and dial
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Dec 30, 2011 8:00am PST
an eye on it. thank you. there is also a new wave of bloodshed in syria to tell you about. hundreds of thousands of protesters flooding the streets there after friday prayers. a live report on that coming up. jamie: plus security is already tight in new york city's times square. you can imagine over a million people expected and revelers ringing in the new year will need a warm coat. we'll tell you what you need wherever you're celebrating. we have your foxcast. that is coming up next. ♪ ♪ [ woman ] ♪ what i want this season ♪ if you'd like to try and guess ♪ ♪ it is something very special ♪ i would readily confess [ dogs barking ] ♪ 'cause all i want this season ♪ ♪ is something from your heart ♪ la da da, la da da [ male announcer ] thinking of others this holiday season, travelers. jamie: countdown, it has begun. the big new year's eve party right around the corner. look at at crossroads of america, times square in new york city. as we said a million people could be crowding the streets saturday night to watch the ball drop and ring in 2012. what will they n
Dec 29, 2011 2:30am PST
league delegation expected to visit three more cities in syria today, although activists say the observers' presence in the country has not stopped the violent crackdown by government forces there. opposition leaders criticizing the arab league mission after its leader, a former sudanese intelligence officer, said he witnessed "nothing frightening on the ground." the united nations says 5,000 people have been killed in syria since march. >>> the united states navy is pushing back against threats made by iran to close a critical waterway in the persian gulf that carries 15 million barrels of oil every day. iranian officials are furious over a planned oil embargo by the west. in retaliation, they say they will cut off access to the strait of hormuz, where one-third of the world's energy supply isç transported. the state department is downplaying the rhetoric with some analysts suggesting iran would just be crippling its own economy with that move. still, the pentagon not taking the threat lightly. the spokesman there said any interference with the shipping lanes will "not be
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Dec 13, 2011 8:00am PST
, thank you. jenna: "happening now," escalating violence in syria, we're getting reports that security forces have fired on a funeral procession killing two people, raising today's death toll to at least 28. all of these reports tough to verify, of course, from the outside looking in. leland vittert is live from jerusalem as he takes a look at what's happening in that part of the world. leland? >> reporter: hi, jenna. right now we're looking at a death toll that is now well over 5,000 since these protests began, and there's a feeling that if assad government falls, the new regime in syria would actually be the first western-friendly regime that could come out of the arab spring. that means russia and iran are certainly putting a lot of force behind keeping assad in power, and the stakes here are very high. from mass anti-government protests to running street battles, the fight for syria has entered a new chapter, pitting the well-equipped army against it own people. >> the army is pretty strong. we should not forget that bashar has the spear yorety of -- superiority of using the air fo
Dec 7, 2011 3:00am PST
nations, syria's nine-month crackdown on protesters have killed 4,000 people including some children. >>> and a nation that doesn't use the euro could put a wrench in europe's plan to fix its debt crisis. british prime minister david cameron is demanding safeguards for england or his nation will veto a treaty designed to save the troubled currency. >>> today marks 70 years since the japanese bombing on pearl harbor, the attack that led the u.s. into world war ii. 120 survivors are expected to arrive in hawaii for the annual commemoration. there will are rifle salutes, wreath presentations to honor and remember the nearly 2,400 people who died in that surprise attack. this is the last time the survivors association will gather together, because members, carol, are aging. their health declining and don't have enough membership to withstands the committees and chapters around the country. >> many in their 90s now. >> yeah. so sad. >> but we're proud of them. >> republican front-runner newt gingrich likes to call barack obama the most successful food stamp president in history. 47 millio
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Dec 21, 2011 8:00am PST
closer to the iowa caucuses. jon: let's get carl a umbrella. breaking news out of syria, more than 200 people killed in those vie atlanta clashes over the past few days. check out this amateur video. this shows the fighting between protestors and government security forces. syria has banned most journalists and independent reporting inside the country. most of the footage we are left to show is shot by witnesses and uploaded onto social media sites. leland vittert is live in jerusalem for us now. >> reporter: that video that is coming out of syria is tough to watch. pretty soon we will have to come up with a new name other than protestors to describe what is going on in that country as it ascends into a war. it appears bashar al-assad has attacked some neighborhoods and killed everybody inside. so far in the past couple of days we hear about 200 deaths, but that number could certainly go much, much higher. there is yet to be any kind of territorial division inside like we saw in libya. there is always now a free syrian army, and these rebels gave us some of the first look at themselves
Dec 31, 2011 11:00am PST
in auckland but heavy rain forced other cities to cancel outdoor celebrations. in syria, huge crowds are turning out across the country again today, an activist network based in syria says at least nine protesters died today killed in clashing with security forces. two opposition groups there reached a deal a few hours ago making a plan that charts a course for democracy in case syria's president steps down. >>> back in this country, customer complaints pushed verizon to drop its plan to start charging that $2 fee to pay bills. the nation's largest wireless company wanted to charge the extra couple bucks for one time payments online or by phone, but customers raised a stink and it didn't take long for verizon to listen up and drop the idea. >>> we're going to be following the republican contenders, live in iowa today as they crisscross that state, the contenders, 2012 starts right now. >> reporter: good afternoon and welcome from des moines, iowa this is the contenders 2012. i'm candy crowley. today you are going to hear from the republican candidates at their live events as they mak
Dec 21, 2011 4:00pm PST
this past week. >>> now to syria where the main opposition group is accusing bashar al as sat's regime of brutal assassination. we're following the story from abu dhabi. what is the international community doing in response to this violence? >> erin, the head of the arian league asked the syrian regime to stop violence immediately and facilitate the mission of the observers expected to visit syria within days. on the other hand, france said that the violence in syria is alarming and said that the government should end this murd murderous spiral. the u.n. sdurt council has been asked to immediately and find ways to protect civilians. >>> let's check in with sanjay gupta in for anderson tonight. >> tonight republican presidential candidate ron paul is on top of the polls in iowa. he's also on the defensive tonight, as you know, about racist rants published in the past in newsletters bearing his name. in fact, he walked away from an interview with gloria borger earlier today. we'll stay on the story tonight, keeping him honest. >>> science versus bioterrorism. should the methods and resul
Dec 21, 2011 8:00pm PST
are outrages at the abuse suffered by women protesters this past week. >>> now to syria where the main opposition group is accusing president al assad's regime of committing brutal massacres this week. 250 people have been killed in a 48-hour period. we're following the story from abu dhabi. what is the international community doing in response to this violence? >> erin, the head of the arab league asked the syrian regime to stop violence immediately and facilitate the mission of the observers expected to visit syria within days. on the other hand, france said that the violence in syria is alarming and said that the government should end this murderous spiral. into which assad is dragging his people. the opposition has called the u.n. secure council to meet immediately and find ways to protect civilians. erin? >> thank you. now a girl in mairn vanishes and police expanded their search for her. ayla reynolds disappeared friday. he was last seen wearing green pajamas with white polka dots and had a cast on her arm from a recent fall. chris is covering the story from waterville, maine. 16
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Dec 25, 2011 7:00am PST
. hoping for an end to the bloodshed, specifically, in syria, also, asking for the resumption of israeli and palestinian peace talks. and our greg burke is still standing by, streaming live from rome. hi, greg, merry christmas. >> reporter: jamie, that's right. you know, merry christmas, the pope, basically making a major plea for peace as you say, especially, in the middle east. the land where christ himself was born and it is an incredible crowd this morning, in and around st. peter's square lake and a crowd from all over the world as he gave his christmas greeting in more than 60 languages, he starts with italian and ends with latin and, chinese and arabic and everything in between, and, as he wishes everyone a happy and healthy christmas and two main messages, today it was about peace, praying for an end to so many places where there is violence, but, also, praying for people and asking krifrjs chris pray for people, involved in natural disasters and during this period it is important to be close to them and last night, his focus was on the real sense of christmas and saying, don't g
Dec 26, 2011 4:00am PST
? >> well, iraq has adversaries there for whom the f-16s might prevent some attacks. syria is a great example, iran is a great example. they're not going to be the most sophisticated ones, they won't be able to attack israel or anything like that, but we're probably going to sell them to them, $10 billion worth. >> to a fragile government. >> yeah, separate issue altogether. and we have to have trainers there to make sure they're maintained properly and so on. it's a difficult situation, but i think we're going to do it. >> thank you so much. >> you bet. >>> a christmas tragedy in connecticut. a massive fire takes the lives of five people including three children. >>> and 2011 left congress bruised and battered. what lessons can lawmakers take forward to 2012? with the capital one venture card we get double miles on every purchase. dinner! [ garth ] we get double miles every time we use our card. and since double miles add up fast, we can bring the whole gang! it's hard to beat double miles! i want a mace, a sword, a... oww! [ male announcer ] get the venture card from capital one and
Dec 27, 2011 5:00am EST
of turning a blind eye. >>> reports from syria indicate the government is pulling tanks from a city after days of assaults on the people there. it is going on just as monitors from the aaron league are arriving there this morning. they are in syria to see if the government is complying with a peace plan. >>> we have an union date on your forecast, some rain on the way. and traffic? kind. light out there. that is all coming up after the break. >>> mother nature is really delivering a blow this past year. so coming up next, we'll take a look back at the year's wild weather.  i sweated the details. all the phone calls, the emails, the lost weekends. and then after twenty-two years, just like that, i was laid off. today there are so many americans like matthew. he worked hard and played by the rules. suddenly, he's out of a job. it's been a struggle not being able to find a job. but it's been our faith and family and friends that have helped us get through this. citizens energy was created to help the forgotten ones keep warm. we asked the big oil companies and oil prod
Dec 28, 2011 8:00am PST
out of syria is said to show defectors trying to ambush security forces in daraa. cnn cannot independently confirm this claim. observers from the arab league are now in the country for a second day to determine if the government has kept its promise to stop the bloody crackdown on its citizens. a league official tells cnn they have postponed trips to three cities today due to logistical reasons. >>> tens of thousands of north koreans wailing and beating their chests fill the streets of pyongyang. a lincoln carried his coffin on the roof. another carried a giant portrait of him. analysts say the perfectly choreographed funeral signals a new era under his son, kim jong un. >>> the trial of former egyptian president hosni mubarak continued today after several months of delay. the ailing 83-year-old entered the courtroom on a gurney. he is charged with corruption and murder for allegedly ordering the killing of protesters calling for an end to his 30-year-regime. court adjourned only after a few hours. it is set to resume on monday. >>> two women have been arrested for allegedly
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